Video Contest Rules

Video Criteria

  • Videos must be submitted between February 1 - April 15, 2012.
  • Do not submit your video before February 1, 2012.
  • Submissions are accepted until April 15th. Views are counted until May 1st.
  • Videos must be Two – Five minutes in length.
  • Include a title at the beginning before the video starts.
  • Include an MCC’s URL ( and MCC logo download here.
  • Include a Declare Success Your Major (DSYM) graphic download here; or a DSYM video Mp4 file download here; or DSYM hard copy from the Office of Institutional Advancement, AS 4 # 136 at MCC's Southern & Dobson Campus.
  • Be work created or compiled by the person or group entering the video.
  • Not contain any credits, company names, logos, trademarks or watermarks other than MCC’s.
  • Not contain any copyrighted* music or media other than the MCC logo and DSYM graphic.
  • Not contain any profanity, pornography, slurs or offensive content or images.
  • Submit student video talent release forms for each person participating in your video, in hard copy to M. Jordan in the Office of Institutional Advancement, AS 4 # 136 at MCC’s Southern and Dobson campus, within 5 business days of entering the contest.
  • Provide location releases from owners of recognizable locations.
  • Videos without appropriate releases will be disqualified.
  • Not contain graphic violence.
  • No harm to people, animals or facilities.
  • Winners will be notified via email.


  • Must be registered MCC students for 2012 spring semester.
  • Must sign a student video talent release form granting MCC ownership of the video. In turn MCC will grant entrant a license for use.
  • Must complete the entry form when submitting video.
  • Must enter under one individual's name.
  • Full-time, board certified employees of MCC are not eligible to enter.
  • May not be a corporation or company.
  • Only one entry per individual.
  • MCC reserves the right to use or refuse all content submitted.
  • No Camera, No Problem. Check out a camera from the art department. Contact Chris Todd at or 480.461.7716
  • See contest video entries here.

*Copyright is the exclusive right to make copies, license, and otherwise exploit a literary, musical, or artistic work, whether printed, audio, video, digital etc. Works granted such right by law on or after January 1, 1978, are protected for the lifetime of the author or creator and for a period of 50 years after his or her death.1

1"Copyright." LLC, n.d. Web. 3 Aug. 2012. <>